If you are interested in learning more about employment opportunities at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, please visit the Jobs link at the main UMC website. All General Board of Higher Education and Ministry position openings are posted in this section.
Working for GBHEM
If you are interested in working for an organization that embraces higher education through its mission to recruit, prepare, nurture, educate, and support Christian leaders – lay and clergy – for the mission of Christ in the world, then the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry may have an opportunity that is right for you.
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, an agency of The United Methodist Church, is located in Nashville, Tennessee. The Board seeks to fulfill its mission by shaping and supporting the church’s educational mission with its schools, colleges, universities, and seminaries, campus ministers, and annual conference boards of higher education and campus ministry through training, consultation, research, and publications for all its constituencies. Additionally, the board provides leadership in inviting, equipping, and supporting faithful leaders by establishing standards for effective ministry, providing systems of accountability and support, exploring new forms of ministry, and providing quality resources that support all forms of ministry.
The Board seeks to hire candidates who possess the education, experience, and competencies that support its mission. The Board offers a team-oriented work environment and encourages growth and development of staff. The Board is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to affirmative action in practices related to recruitment, employment, promotions, and transfers within the agency and church.
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s regular full-time and part-time staff are eligible for various employee benefits as outlined within the agency’s personnel handbook (eligibility for each benefit is based upon employment status). Some of the features offered to eligible staff include:
- Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Retirement/Pension Plan
- Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
- Paid Holidays (eleven annually)
- Paid Vacation
- Paid Sick Leave and Personal Leave
- Tuition Assistance
- Fitness Center Discounts
- Continuing Education
- Worker’s Compensation Insurance
- Free Parking
Employment Application Process
If you are interested in submitting an application to the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for consideration for a specific position opening, please submit a resume and cover letter to:
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
The United Methodist Church
PO Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Your inquiry can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 615-340-7048 (attention: Job Openings).
We look forward to receiving your application.